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that is without fresh air; stuffy:
a dark, airless hallway.
that is without a breeze; still:
an airless July day.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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These pores enable the mangrove to get the air that it needs to thrive in an otherwise
They were in cramped, almost
brick compartments, being fired on from different directions.
Astronomers estimate the age of
planets, moons, and asteroids by counting craters.
It also sloped downward, subtly but visibly, in a strange and
But he was sitting in an
concrete-block shelter with half a dozen other fishermen, none of whom had much to do.
We ducked through a bright green curtain into a tiny
room piled with books and smelling of incense and human sweat.
It was less than a hundred and fifty square feet-small, hot, and
Clearly this was filmed in an
, low-gravity environment.
In that case the whole atmosphere might have frozen and snowed out on the dark side, leaving the planet
It's an entire
, lifeless world with almost no geologic activity.
British Dictionary definitions for
lacking fresh air; stuffy or sultry
devoid of air
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